Season 1997-98

Summary

Season Results
Competition Mat Point Win Drw Loss GF GA F-A Res
Eredivisie 34 89 29 2 3 112 22 90 Endranking: 1
Dutch Cup 5 5 21 1 20 Winner
UEFA Cup 8 3 2 3 19 12 7 Lost in Kwartfinale

Results

Endranking Eredivisie
Pos Club Mat Win Drw Loss Point GF GA F-A
1 Ajax 34 29 2 3 89 112 22 90
2 PSV 34 21 9 4 72 95 44 51
3 Vitesse 34 21 7 6 70 85 48 37
4 Feyenoord 34 18 7 9 61 62 40 22
5 Willem II 34 17 4 13 55 66 58 8
6 SC Heerenveen 34 16 7 11 55 56 59 -3
7 Fortuna Sittard 34 14 6 14 48 51 53 -2
8 NEC 34 14 2 18 44 40 57 -17
9 FC Twente 34 11 10 13 43 41 42 -1
10 Utrecht 34 13 4 17 43 56 64 -8
11 De Graafschap 34 11 9 14 42 45 49 -4
12 NAC 34 12 6 16 42 41 49 -8
13 Sparta Rotterdam 34 10 11 13 41 50 59 -9
14 Roda JC 34 10 8 16 38 44 45 -1
15 MVV 34 9 5 20 32 35 75 -40
16 RKC Waalwijk 34 8 7 19 31 48 71 -23
17 FC Groningen 34 7 10 17 31 42 65 -23
18 FC Volendam 34 5 6 23 21 33 102 -69

Matches

Match Details
Date Competition Round Match Sum. Video Full Video Match Report
8/19/1997 Eredivisie 1 Ajax - Vitesse 5 - 0 (2 - 0) Link
8/22/1997 Eredivisie 2 Fortuna Sittard - Ajax 0 - 5 (0 - 2)
8/31/1997 Eredivisie 3 Utrecht - Ajax 1 - 7 (1 - 2)
9/9/1997 Eredivisie 4 Ajax - RKC Waalwijk 3 - 0 (1 - 0) Link
9/12/1997 Eredivisie 5 Ajax - FC Groningen 4 - 1 (2 - 1) Link
9/16/1997 UEFA Cup 1 NK Maribor - Ajax 1 - 1 (0 - 0)
9/21/1997 Eredivisie 6 NEC - Ajax 1 - 4 (1 - 3)
9/24/1997 Eredivisie 7 Ajax - MVV 7 - 0 (4 - 0) Link
9/27/1997 Eredivisie 8 SC Heerenveen - Ajax 0 - 1 (0 - 0)
9/30/1997 UEFA Cup 1 Ajax - NK Maribor 9 - 1 (5 - 0)
10/5/1997 Eredivisie 9 Willem II - Ajax 0 - 1 (0 - 1)
10/15/1997 Eredivisie 10 Ajax - NAC 1 - 0 (0 - 0)
10/21/1997 UEFA Cup 2 Ajax - Udinese 1 - 0 (1 - 0)
10/26/1997 Eredivisie 11 Ajax - Feyenoord 4 - 0 (2 - 0) Link
10/30/1997 Eredivisie 12 Roda JC - Ajax 1 - 1 (1 - 1)
11/4/1997 UEFA Cup 2 Udinese - Ajax 2 - 1 (2 - 0)
11/9/1997 Eredivisie 13 Sparta Rotterdam - Ajax 0 - 5 (0 - 2)
11/12/1997 Eredivisie 14 Ajax - FC Twente 1 - 0 (1 - 0)
11/19/1997 Dutch Cup 2 Ajax - MVV 6 - 0 (0 - 0) Link
11/22/1997 Eredivisie 15 Ajax - De Graafschap 1 - 0 (0 - 0)
11/25/1997 UEFA Cup 3 Ajax - VfL Bochum 4 - 2 (4 - 2)
11/30/1997 Eredivisie 16 Ajax - Fortuna Sittard 2 - 0 (0 - 0)
12/3/1997 Eredivisie 17 MVV - Ajax 0 - 3 (0 - 1) Link
12/6/1997 Eredivisie 18 Ajax - Roda JC 1 - 0 (1 - 0)
12/11/1997 UEFA Cup 3 VfL Bochum - Ajax 2 - 2 (0 - 0)
12/14/1997 Eredivisie 19 FC Volendam - Ajax 0 - 3 (0 - 1)
12/21/1997 Eredivisie 20 Ajax - PSV 3 - 4 (1 - 1)
2/8/1998 Eredivisie 21 RKC Waalwijk - Ajax 1 - 5 (0 - 2)
2/11/1998 Dutch Cup 3 Ajax - Roda JC 5 - 0 (3 - 0) Link
2/15/1998 Eredivisie 22 PSV - Ajax 1 - 1 (0 - 1)
2/28/1998 Eredivisie 23 Ajax - NEC 3 - 0 (3 - 0)
3/3/1998 UEFA Cup Quarter Final Ajax - Spartak Moscow 1 - 3 (0 - 1)
3/11/1998 Dutch Cup Quarter Final Ajax - NAC 2 - 1 (2 - 0) Link
3/14/1998 Eredivisie 24 Ajax - FC Volendam 6 - 1 (2 - 0) Link
3/17/1998 UEFA Cup Quarter Final Spartak Moscow - Ajax 1 - 0 (0 - 0)
3/22/1998 Eredivisie 25 NAC - Ajax 0 - 2 (0 - 0)
3/29/1998 Eredivisie 26 FC Twente - Ajax 1 - 2 (1 - 1)
4/5/1998 Eredivisie 27 Feyenoord - Ajax 0 - 1 (0 - 0)
4/8/1998 Eredivisie 28 Ajax - Sparta Rotterdam 4 - 0 (1 - 0)
4/11/1998 Eredivisie 29 Ajax - SC Heerenveen 7 - 2 (3 - 0)
4/19/1998 Eredivisie 30 FC Groningen - Ajax 2 - 4 (0 - 3)
4/23/1998 Eredivisie 31 Ajax - Willem II 6 - 1 (5 - 0)
4/26/1998 Eredivisie 32 Vitesse - Ajax 2 - 0 (1 - 0)
5/3/1998 Eredivisie 33 De Graafschap - Ajax 1 - 8 (0 - 2)
5/7/1998 Dutch Cup Semi Final Ajax - SC Heerenveen 3 - 0 (1 - 0) Link
5/10/1998 Eredivisie 34 Ajax - Utrecht 1 - 2 (0 - 2)
5/17/1998 Dutch Cup Final Ajax - PSV 5 - 0 (2 - 0)

Selection

All players who have played for Ajax 1 this season
Player Team Matches Goals Yellow Red Assists Minutes Own Goals Remark
Shota Arveladze A 44 36 2 8 3636
Tijjani Babangida A 33 15 1 7 2482
Danny Blind A 37 2 3 2 3092
Frank de Boer A 44 9 3 3769
Ronald de Boer A 43 7 2 2 3638
Tim de Cler Unknown 1 15
Dani A 27 5 1 3 1486
Andriy Demchenko Loan Out 2 1 32
Dean Gorré A 29 10 1 1490
Fred Grim A 2 96
Peter Hoekstra A 31 3 1 1 1694
Mariano Juan Unknown 1 11
Richard Knopper Unknown 2 97
Michael Laudrup A 30 13 2 9 2200
Jari Litmanen A 34 22 6 2339
Benni McCarthy A 25 11 1 778
Andy van der Meijde Unknown 6 238
Mario Melchiot A 33 3 2 3 2368
Kofi Mensah Unknown 5 1 351
Sunday Oliseh A 42 6 5 2 2 3597
Martijn Reuser Loan Out 1 1 11
Andrzej Rudy A 33 3 1 1849
Edwin van der Sar A 46 1 1 4134
Gerald Sibon A 16 2 2 526
Tom Sier A 24 2 1 1280
Raphael Supusepa Unknown 1 15
Ole Tobiasen A 19 2 1 2 1612
Richard Witschge A 40 3 2 6 3464
Selection of Team A
Player Position Contract Type Contract From Contract To Loan Out From Loan Out To Remark
Fred Grim Keeper Contract
Edwin van der Sar Keeper Contract
Danny Blind Defender Contract
Frank de Boer Defender Contract
Mario Melchiot Defender Contract
Tom Sier Defender Contract
Ole Tobiasen Defender Contract
John Veldman Defender Contract 12/17/1997
Ronald de Boer Midfielder Contract
Dani Midfielder Contract
Dean Gorré Midfielder Contract
Jari Litmanen Midfielder Contract
Sunday Oliseh Midfielder Contract
Andrzej Rudy Midfielder Contract
Richard Witschge Midfielder Contract
Shota Arveladze Forward Contract
Tijjani Babangida Forward Contract
Peter Hoekstra Forward Contract
Michael Laudrup Forward Contract
Benni McCarthy Forward Contract
Gerald Sibon Forward Contract
Selection of Team Loan Out
Player Position Contract Type Contract From Contract To Loan Out From Loan Out To Remark
Milan Berck Beelenkamp Defender Contract 01/01/1998 06/30/1998
Márcio Santos Defender Contract 10/01/1997 12/31/1997
Andriy Demchenko Midfielder Contract 01/01/1998 06/30/1998
Martijn Reuser Forward Contract 10/16/1997 06/30/1998
Dennis Schulp Forward Contract 07/01/1997 06/30/1998
Selection of Team Unknown
Player Position Contract Type Contract From Contract To Loan Out From Loan Out To Remark
Casper Nelis Keeper Unknown
Tim de Cler Defender Contract
Kofi Mensah Defender Contract
Arno Splinter Defender Contract
Raphael Supusepa Defender Contract
Mariano Juan Midfielder Contract
Kiki Musampa Midfielder Contract 07/28/1997
Christopher Kanu Forward Contract
Richard Knopper Forward Contract
Froylán Ledezma Forward Contract
Andy van der Meijde Forward Contract
Rody Turpijn Forward Contract
Selection of Team Youth
Player Position Contract Type Contract From Contract To Loan Out From Loan Out To Remark
Marco van Duin Keeper No Contract
Maarten Stekelenburg Keeper No Contract
Jeroen Verhoeven Keeper No Contract
John Heitinga Defender No Contract
Donovan Slijngard Defender No Contract
Christian Supusepa Defender No Contract
Gregory van der Wiel Defender No Contract
Urby Emanuelson Midfielder No Contract
Frank Olijve Midfielder No Contract
Jeffrey Sarpong Midfielder No Contract
Selection of Team Youth F
Player Position Contract Type Contract From Contract To Loan Out From Loan Out To Remark
Deniz Aslan Defender No Contract
Selection of Team Youth Pupils
Player Position Contract Type Contract From Contract To Loan Out From Loan Out To Remark
Daley Blind Defender No Contract
Others active at Ajax
Player Role Contract Type Contract From Contract To Remark
Morten Olsen Head coach Contract
Bobby Haarms Assistant coach Contract
Pim van Dord Fysio therapist Contract
Michael van Praag President No Contract
Arie van Os Treasurer No Contract
David Endt Team Manager Contract

Transfers

Players who left/will leave
Player Next Club Type Announced Start Duration End Amount Remark
Dave van den Bergh Rayo Vallecano Transfer 07/01/1997
Winston Bogarde AC Milan Transfer 07/01/1997
Iván Gabrich UD Merida Transfer 07/01/1997
Robert Gehring Rayo Vallecano Transfer 07/01/1997
Patrick Kluivert AC Milan Transfer 07/01/1997
Eli Louhenapessy Udinese Transfer 07/01/1997
Marc Overmars Arsenal Transfer 07/01/1997
Arnold Scholten JEF United Transfer 07/01/1997
Dennis Schulp FC Volendam Loan start 07/01/1997 1 06/30/1998
Menno Willems Vitesse Transfer 07/01/1997
Nordin Wooter Zaragoza Transfer 07/01/1997
Kiki Musampa Bordeaux Transfer 07/28/1997
Márcio Santos Sao Paulo Loan start 10/01/1997 12/31/1997
Martijn Reuser Vitesse Loan start 10/16/1997
John Veldman Vitesse Transfer 12/17/1997 12/17/1997 2.5 06/30/2000
Milan Berck Beelenkamp FC Volendam Loan start 01/01/1998
Andriy Demchenko CSKA Moscow Loan start 01/01/1998
Players who came/will come
Player Previous Club Type Announced Start Duration End Amount Remark
Shota Arveladze Trabzonspor Transfer 07/01/1997 06/30/2002
Dean Gorré FC Groningen Transfer 07/01/1997 06/30/2002
Christopher Kanu Internazionale Transfer 07/01/1997 5 06/30/2002 Onzeker wanneer en hoelang hij een contract tekende. Ga uit van 5 jarig contract bij overgang van Internazionale.
Michael Laudrup Vissel Kobe Transfer 07/01/1997
Froylán Ledezma Unknown Transfer 07/01/1997 5 06/30/2002
Sunday Oliseh 1. FC Koln Transfer 07/01/1997
Andrzej Rudy Lierse Transfer 07/01/1997
Gerald Sibon Roda JC Transfer 07/01/1997 5 06/30/2002
Tom Sier SC Heerenveen Transfer 07/01/1997
Ole Tobiasen SC Heerenveen Transfer 07/01/1997
Abubakari Yakubu FC Gapoa Transfer 07/01/1997
Youthplayers who joined the Ajax academy
Player Previous Club Announced Start Duration End Amount Remark
Deniz Aslan Unknown 07/01/1997
Marco van Duin Vios-W 07/01/1997
Frank Olijve V.V. de Wherevogels 07/01/1997
Jerold Promes Unknown 07/01/1997

Statistics

See this overview for an explanation of the categorization of the various competition types.

Seasons matches and goals per competition
Player Comp. Comp. Play Off Dutch Cup Europa Other Off. Off. Mat. Friendly Total
Mat Goals Mat Goals Mat Goals Mat Goals Mat Goals Mat Goals Mat Goals Mat Goals
Shota Arveladze 31 25 5 5 8 6 44 36 44 36
Tijjani Babangida 26 13 3 1 4 1 33 15 33 15
Danny Blind 26 1 4 1 7 37 2 37 2
Frank de Boer 31 5 5 2 8 2 44 9 44 9
Ronald de Boer 31 7 4 8 43 7 43 7
Tim de Cler 1 1 1
Dani 18 3 2 7 2 27 5 27 5
Andriy Demchenko 2 2 2
Dean Gorré 22 3 4 7 3 29 10 29 10
Fred Grim 1 1 2 2
Peter Hoekstra 23 3 3 5 31 3 31 3
Mariano Juan 1 1 1
Richard Knopper 2 2 2
Michael Laudrup 21 11 4 5 2 30 13 30 13
Jari Litmanen 25 16 3 4 6 2 34 22 34 22
Benni McCarthy 17 9 3 5 2 25 11 25 11
Andy van der Meijde 4 1 1 6 6
Mario Melchiot 26 3 4 33 33
Kofi Mensah 5 5 5
Sunday Oliseh 29 5 5 8 1 42 6 42 6
Martijn Reuser 1 1 1
Andrzej Rudy 23 2 3 1 7 33 3 33 3
Edwin van der Sar 33 1 5 8 46 1 46 1
Gerald Sibon 13 2 1 2 16 2 16 2
Tom Sier 17 4 3 24 24
Raphael Supusepa 1 1 1
Ole Tobiasen 13 2 1 5 19 2 19 2
Richard Witschge 29 2 5 6 1 40 3 40 3
Total 472 110 69 21 110 19 651 150 651 150

Videos and Photos

Highlights Ajax - SC Heerenveen 3 - 0 (5/7/1998)

05/07/1998 - www.youtube.com - www.ajax.nl

Filed under: Ajax - SC Heerenveen 3 - 0 (5/7/1998)

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